Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam is a premier research institute dedicated to the development of robust fast reactor technology based on intense multi-disciplinary research. IGCAR is empowering young, talented and motivated students to contribute to path-breaking discoveries in frontier areas of engineering/scientific research and cutting-edge technologies by offering Junior Research Fellowships in the areas of physical, chemical and engineering sciences.
At IGCAR, we believe in ‘EXCELLENCE WITH RELEVANCE’. Our strengths are the highly stimulating and scholarly environment, knowledge and motivating faculty, excellent library and state-of-the-art facilities.
Applications are invited from interested students for the award of Junior Research Fellowships at this Centre.
Among the selected candidates, those who join with M.Sc./M.Tech. will be eligible to register for Ph.D. Those who join with B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. Engg./B.Sc. [Tech.] will be considered for integrated Ph.D. with an option to have single degree(Integrated Ph.D. only) or a dual degree(M.Sc.(Engg.)+Ph.D.).
Candidates will register in Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI, a deemed to be University of Department of Atomic Energy).
The candidate must be an Indian national. The candidate should be less than 28 years of age as on last date for receipt of application. A relaxation of up to 3 years in case of Other Backward Class applicants, 5 years in age can be given in case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe applicants and 10 years in case of Persons with disabilities applicants.
NOTE: ONLY SSC/MATRICULATION/HSC CERTIFICATE OR BIRTH CERTIFICATE WILL BE ACCEPTED AS PROOF OF DATE OF BIRTH, NO SUBSEQUENT REQUEST FOR CHANGE SHALL BE ENTERTAINED.
The selected candidates will be initially taken as Junior Research Fellows (JRF) and will be paid a stipend of Rs. 31,000/- per month. The fellowship will be provided initially for a period of two years. Continuation of the fellowship is subject to satisfactory performance and review at the end of each year. On satisfactory performance, the tenure of Fellowship will be further extended and upgraded to Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from the third year onward with a stipend of Rs.35,000/- per month (consolidated). The total period of the fellowship shall in no case exceed five years. They are entitled for contingency grant including book allowance of Rs.32,000/-per year.
Candidates are advised to visit the website http://www.igcar.gov.in/ periodically for further information and updates in this regard.
(including Nuclear Science)
|Receipt of applications||01/05/2019 from 1000 hours onwards|
|Last date for receipt of applications||20/05/2019 upto 1700 hours|
|Written Test (tentative date)||09/06/2019||No Written test|
|Interview (tentative dates)||22/06/2019 (Saturday)